Factoid: Android Reaches 1.3 Million Daily Activations, While Samsung Blasts Through 20 Million Galaxy S IIIs Already

By Gana Alampalle on at

It's looks like Android is not about to stop snowballing any time soon with the recent figures, direct from Eric Schmidt, that its daily activation rate has reached an epic 1.3 million a day. Bearing in mind these are unique activations we're talking about, it's truly mind blowing. If that wasn't enough, Android now has an install base of 480 million users. Not too shabby for the little green robot.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the globe, Samsung's also just popped the champagne with the news of its flagship Galaxy S III hitting a whopping 20 million sales, in just 100 days. That figure puts it at three times the sales rate of the Galaxy S II, which took ten months to hit that same milestone, and more than six times the original Galaxy S, which took a whole 17 months.

If that wasn't the ice cream on the cake, latest Android platform numbers have just been released on the Android Developers site showing that devices running 4.0 now make up some 22 per cent, but 2.3 Gingerbread still rules the roost with 58 per cent. All this dessert talk is really making me hungry. [AndroidCentral, SlashGear, AndroidDevelopers]

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